2017 Us Open has reached the second week as the quarterfinals stages loom ahead. The WTA Tour is getting a sense of the American domination in women's singles contest. The 37-year-old Venus Williams leads a strong contingent and it may be for the first time in years when the US Open could have an all-around American final. Moreover, those four American competitors are scattered all over the board so there is a slight possibility to have an all American final four.

It's been 19 years since the last Major of the year had an American winner in women's contest, other than Williams sisters.

Lindsay Davenport did that back in 1998 after beating Martina Hingis in the final.

Karolina Pliskova will try to impose her own ruling

Currently ranked first in the world, the Czech tennis star and the 2016 US Open runner-up has to reach the final in order to keep her feet on the WTA summit. The live ranking puts Garbine Muguruza in the driving seat but the Spaniard is out of the equation after losing to Petra Kvitova in the fourth round. Pliskova will take on Coco Vandeweghe for a place in the semis. Coco is having another great run when it comes to a Grand Slam event as she will feature in her third quarter of a Slam in 2017 after having similar results in Wimbledon and at the Australian Open.

Back in January, while competing in Melbourne she went one step closer to reach the semis where she lost to Venus Williams. The winner of Vandeweghe vs Pliskova will cross swords with the surviving character from Madison Keys vs Kaia Kanepi encounter. Keys will try to stop the immense bid of the Estonian player who is having a tremendous comeback in New York.

Kanepi, 32, went through the qualifying stages and was ranked 418th in the world at the beginning of the tournament.

Venus Williams may face Sloane Stephens

The bottom half of the draw has been dominated from the start by Venus Williams who will face Petra Kvitova for a place in the last four stages. It would be her eighth semifinal in New York and the first one since 2010.

Moreover, Venus is a two-time US Open champion (2000, 2001). The last quarterfinal rubber will oppose Sloane Stephens and Anastasija Sevastova. The Latvian player was the one who ended Maria Sharapova's comeback bid.

On the other side, Sloane Stephens has been doing great lately. Resuming her career after a long battle with injury and recovery she went on reaching two semis in a row in Toronto and Cincinnati. Back inside the top 100, she has a real shot in New York the only question is that of her level of fitness.